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Old 09-13-2005, 09:00 PM   #1
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How Long?

Hey guys..does anyone know how long it takes for your jaw to open all the way back up to full range? i've just been diagnosed w/ tmjd and i still cant open my mouth all the way back up ..its been 2 weeks now. the only thing i like about this is that when my jaw is locked it doesnt click or get stuck...does that sound wierd? any advice? id really appreciate any replies even if simple... i hate being left alone with all these questions.. thanx guys

 
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Old 09-14-2005, 07:10 PM   #2
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Re: How Long?

It can take awhile to see any progress. Everyone is different but it's been my experience that the treatment goes rather slow for TMJ. 2 weeks really isn't very long, give it some time, it could take several months. Good luck with your treatment.
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Old 09-15-2005, 11:02 PM   #3
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Re: How Long?

Thanx so much for the reply. Would you recommend I just go in to get an x-ray of the joint to be safe? I mean i get scared hearing some ppl talk about joint replacement surgeries!!

 
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